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The Bournemouth Oratory in Formation

at the Church of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
in the Diocese of Portsmouth

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Father David Peter Hutton, Priest of the Oratory.

  1st March 2018, St David’s Day, and 1st Anniversary of Fr David’s death. The 12.15pm Mass at the Bournemouth Oratory is offered for him. Please pray for Fr David, for his Mother, and Sister and Family, and for the Fathers and Brothers of the Bournemouth Oratory....

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Lenten Charity Appeal from Aid to the Church in Need

  During Lent we support two Catholic Charities - one ‘at home’, the other overseas - this year our home charity is Caritas Portsmouth Diocese, and our overseas charity is Aid to the Church in Need’s project in Syria and Iraq. Neville Kyrke-Smith, National Director of...

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Solemn Benediction at the Sacred Heart

Fr Dominic was very pleased to find this old postcard of Solemn Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in our church, recently. Judging by the ladies' hats, this photo was taken in the last years of the nineteenth century or perhaps in the early Edwardian era. The old...

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Benediction on Christmas Day

Venite adoremus Dominum! It is the custom of the English Oratories, to conclude the Christmas Day celebrations with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. About 35 people turned out at 5pm for this short but beautiful act of adoration of our Our Lord in the Sacrament...

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Christmas Message from the Oratory Fathers & Brothers

Dear Friends, We have come round again to the great feast of Christmas, in which we celebrate God's saving entrance into human history in the Incarnation of his Son, Jesus. "While all things were in quiet silence and night was in the midst of her swift course; thine...

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Merry Christmas from 40 DAYS FOR LIFE

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given … and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, mighty God, everlasting Father, Prince of Peace Merry Christmas from our entire team at 40 Days for Life! A single event in a small, insignificant town more than...

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